Posts by SNS Staff

NWBA 2019 Team USA Men’s Initial Roster

The NWBA has announced the initial selection of athletes for the 2019 U.S. Men’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, January 8, 2019 – 9:14am By NWBA Staff The initial selection was made at the conclusion of the Toyota Team USA Men’s Selection Camp, a four day camp at the Olympic Training […]

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Stance ISA adaptive Surfing World Championships – Day 5

Team USA takes the gold at the Stance ISA Adaptive Surfing World Championships Online Exclusive posted Monday, December 17, 2018 – 9:12am By Evan Quarnstrom Team USA made adaptive surfing history and won their first-ever Team Gold Medal at the 2018 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship. Propelled by five individual medals, Team USA was able […]

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Stance ISA Adaptive Surfing World Championships – Day 4

Athletes continued to rip the waves of La Jolla Shores during semi-final rounds at the Stance ISA Adaptive World Championships Online Exclusive posted Saturday, December 15, 2018 – 8:36pm By Evan Quarnstrom Through four days of competition the 2018 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship is set to award the gold medals in La Jolla. Twelve […]

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The Journey to Cricket

Disabled athletes in Bangladesh are showing the world their heart, determination and grit as the sport of wheelchair cricket takes off Online Exclusive posted Thursday, August 9, 2018 – 2:34pm By The Bangladesh Wheelchair Cricket Association Bangladesh is one of many countries that consider people with disabilities to be an invisible group. It’s very rare […]

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The Road to IWAS – Josh Winsper

From field of dreams to international track and field athlete, one Rochester resident is about to take center stage at the IWAS Youth Games   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 10:52am By Jenna Ciccotelli Josh Winsper was a baseball player. He had every intention of continuing his childhood baseball career at Old […]

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The Road to IWAS – Mikayla Chandler

More than 20 athletes are getting ready to head to Ireland to represent the USA at the 2018 IWAS Youth Games.   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 10:19am By Jenna Ciccotelli Sometimes, a little peer pressure can be a good thing. Just ask 17-year-old Mikayla Chandler, one of 29 athletes headed to […]

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Mother’s Day Then and Now

A mother and daughter share their perspectives on life with a spinal-cord injury throughout the years Online Exclusive posted Friday, May 11, 2018 – 8:44am By Cindy and Beth Kolbe     Mother’s Day 2001   Beth: Accepting my new disability never was a real issue for me. The issue was what needed to be done […]

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Ground Up

Adaptive climbing is reaching new heights thanks to specialty equipment and accessible sites across the country   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, May 3, 2018 – 3:55pm By Brittany Martin At first, Art Torrey didn’t really have any interest in adaptive rock climbing. But when a climbing gym opened next door to the makerspace where he […]

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New USQRA Champions Crowned

University of Arizona takes down in-state rival for Division I title.   Online Exclusive posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 – 9:14am By John Groth PHOENIX – The University of Arizona dethroned the defending champ for the United States Quad Rugby Association (USQRA) Division I title Saturday afternoon. Even sweeter, its championship game victory came over […]

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